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Thursday 8 May 2003

It was Thursday, under the sign of Taurus. The US president was George W. Bush (Republican). Famous people born on this day include Crown Moulay Hassan and Moulay Hassan. In that special week of May people in US were listening to Get Busy by Sean Paul. In UK Make Luv by Room 5 featuring Oliver Cheatham was in the top 5 hits. The Matrix Reloaded, directed by The Wachowski Brothers, was one of the most viewed movies released in 2003 while Wild Orchids by Jude Deveraux was one of the best selling books. On TV people were watching Most Extreme Elimination Challenge. If you liked videogames you were probably playing Bloody Roar 4 or Devastation.
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TV Series

Which were the most popular TV series released in the last months ?

Most Extreme Elimination Challenge

Starring: Victor Wilson, Christopher Darga, John Cervenka, Mary Scheer

Country: United States

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The Office

Starring: Ricky Gervais, Martin Freeman, Mackenzie Crook, Lucy Davis

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Chappelle's Show

Written by: Neal Brennan, Dave Chappelle

Starring: Dave Chappelle, Donnell Rawlings, Neal Brennan, Rudy Rush

Country: United States

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Buried

Written by: Jimmy Gardner, Robert Jones

Starring: Lennie James, Stephen Walters, Connor McIntyre, Jane Hazlegrove

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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The Life of Mammals

Starring: David Attenborough

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

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Movies

Which were the most popular movies released in the last months ?

X2

Directed by: Bryan Singer

Starring: Patrick Stewart, Hugh Jackman, Halle Berry

Country: United States

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Identity

Directed by: James Mangold

Starring: John Cusack, Ray Liotta, Amanda Peet

Country: United States

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Holes

Directed by: Andrew Davis

Starring: Shia LaBeouf, Sigourney Weaver, Jon Voight

Country: United States

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Phone Booth

Directed by: Joel Schumacher

Starring: Colin Farrell, Kiefer Sutherland, Forest Whitaker

Country: United States

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Anger Management

Directed by: Peter Segal

Starring: Jack Nicholson, Adam Sandler, Marisa Tomei

Country: United States

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Historical Events

Which were the important events of 8 May 2003 ?

Holidays:
  • Saints Wiro, Plechelmus and Otger
  • Saint Macharius of Ghent (died 1012)
  • Parents' Day in South Korea
  • Iris feast of the Region of Brussels capital (in Belgium)
  • VE Day
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Facts:
  • 30 German passengers and the driver of a tourist bus are killed by a train collision at a railroad crossing near Siofok, Hungary. 12 people are injured. Most of the passengers came from Lower Saxony or Schleswig-Holstein.
  • A vulnerability in the Microsoft Passport Internet authentication system is announced which allows an attacker to change a victim's password and thereby hijack their account. This affects Hotmail and other Passport-enabled systems, allowing an attacker to use a victim's email account and obtain other personal data such as credit card numbers.,
  • The Russian mathematician Dr Grigori Perelman claims to have resolved the Poincaré conjecture.
  • In New York City, the World Boxing Council declares itself bankrupt, to avoid paying a former world champion dollars after the former boxer wins a lawsuit against the organization.
  • An F4 tornado hits metro area of Oklahoma City, and became the 10th costliest tornado in United States history. No one was killed but many were injured. The tornado followed a path similar to that of the F5 tornado of May 3, 1999.

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Sport Games on 8 May 2003

Bundesliga 2
Football (Germany)
  • Greuther Furth - FC Koln : 2 - 0
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Magazine Covers

What news were making the headlines those days in May 2003?

  • Time: Rise of the severe respiratory disease called SARS
  • SportsIllustrated: Sports Illustrated: no.9916
  • EW: Entertainment Weekly: no.708

Books

Which were the most popular books released in the last weeks ?

Wild Orchids

By: Jude Deveraux

Since his wife's death, world-famous author Ford Newcombe has lived a solitary life, void of creativity -- or love. Then Jackie Maxwell tears down the walls of his isolated world with

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Dirty Work

By: Stuart Woods

Hired to prove infidelity in an heiress's marriage, Stone Barrington goes undercover. But the work turns dirty-and catastrophic-when the errant husband is found dead and the other woman disappears without a

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Lost Light

By: Michael Connelly

The vision has haunted him for four years--a young woman lying crumpled in death, her hand outstretched in silent supplication. Harry Bosch was taken off the Angella Benton murder case when

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Holes

By: Louis Sachar

Winner of the Newbery Medal and the National Book Award! This #1 New York Times bestselling, modern classic in which boys are forced to dig holes day in and day out is now available with a splashy new look.Stanley

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Videogames

What videogames would you be playing back in the days ?

Bloody Roar 4

Platform: PlayStation 2 PlayStation 3 (HD)

Genre: Fighting

Publisher: Konami

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Devastation

Platform: Windows, Linux- beta 1 version:381

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: ARUSH Entertainment Groove Games

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The Elder Scrolls Travels: Stormhold

The Elder Scrolls Travels: Stormhold

Platform: J2ME, BREW

Genre: Role-playing

Publisher: Vir2L Studios

The Adventures of Fatman

The Adventures of Fatman

Platform: Microsoft Windows

Genre: Point-and-click adventure

Publisher: SOCKO! Entertainment

Warhammer 40,000: Fire Warrior

Platform: PlayStation 2, Microsoft Windows

Genre: First-person shooter

Publisher: THQ

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